The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of RightScale products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RightScale over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within RightScale, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
RightScale
Rank 569 545 514
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -31
Contract jobs citing RightScale 3 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.038% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.014% 0.084% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 1
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22109 21507 19301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.47% 45.48% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12853 12106 10598
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 952 996 1103
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

RightScale
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RightScale across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

RightScale Jobs Demand Trend in England

RightScale
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RightScale across the England region.

RightScale Daily Rate Trend in England

RightScale
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale.

1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) CentOS
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 10 (90.91%) Vagrant
3 9 (81.82%) Route 53
3 9 (81.82%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (81.82%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (81.82%) Amazon S3
3 9 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (63.64%) Auto-Scaling
5 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (36.36%) Hudson
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (27.27%) SaaS
7 3 (27.27%) PaaS
7 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Open Source
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Maven
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) DHCP
9 1 (9.09%) HTTP

RightScale
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RightScale also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RightScale. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) nginx
1 1 (9.09%) Jetty
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Route 53
1 9 (81.82%) Amazon ELB
1 9 (81.82%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (81.82%) Amazon S3
1 9 (81.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) SaaS
2 3 (27.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (36.36%) Hudson
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 4 (36.36%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) CentOS
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (90.91%) DevOps
3 9 (81.82%) Configuration Management
4 7 (63.64%) Auto-Scaling
5 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) Vagrant
3 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago